Science &Tech

Publish on: November 24, 2020

Washington [US]: A team of researchers from Arizona State University and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has found that young alligators have the ability to regrow their tails up to three-quarters of a foot, or 18 per cent of their total body length. An interdisciplinary team of scientists used advanced imaging techniques combined […]

Publish on: November 22, 2020

Utah [US]: According to the findings of a new nationwide poll, the GeneSight Mental Health Monitor– nearly two-thirds (61 per cent) of Americans aged 65 or older who have concerns about having depression will not seek its treatment. In fact, nearly one in three (33 per cent) seniors who are concerned they might be suffering […]

Publish on: November 21, 2020

Washington [US]: University of Virginia Cancer Center researchers have identified a gene responsible for the spread of triple-negative breast cancer to other parts of the body – a process called metastasis – and developed a potential way to stop it. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive form of breast cancer that accounts for 40,000 […]

Publish on: November 18, 2020

Washington [US]: New study published in the journal of Molecular Metabolism shows the effects of cold temperatures and Vitamin A are useful for burning the body fat faster. Both weight gain and weight loss are driven by our hormones. But, shredding fat demands more struggle than that of gain. People who go through strict diets […]

Publish on: November 12, 2020

Washington [US]: High doses of Vitamin C under study for treating COVID-19 may benefit some populations, but investigators exploring its potential in ageing say key factors in effectiveness include levels of the natural transporter needed to get the vitamin inside cells. Age, race, gender, as well as expression levels and genetic variations of those Vitamin […]

Publish on: November 11, 2020

Washington [US]: Various non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), to reduce the spread of Covid-19 such as social distancing and wearing of masks are a key tool to combat the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed the lives of over 1.25 million people globally. These interventions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 have also […]

Publish on: November 9, 2020

Abu Dhabi [UAE]: In new study researchers, led by Research Scientist Dimitra Atri of the Center for Space Science at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), identified which stars were most likely to host habitable exoplanets based on the calculated erosion rates of the planetary atmospheres. In the paper titled Stellar flares versus luminosity: XUV-induced atmospheric escape […]

Publish on: November 7, 2020

Washington [US]: A new study shows that the COVID-19 infection incidence has been low in people with rheumatic diseases, and most of those infected experience a mild course of illness. Additionally, fatalities have been low among rheumatic disease patients infected with COVID-19. Details of this research were presented at ACR Convergence, the American College of […]

Publish on: November 5, 2020

Seville [Spain]: Researchers from the University of Seville have carried out a rigorous and detailed analysis of how artificial intelligence has been used with pregnant women over the last twelve years. The analysis confirmed that disorders such as congenital heart birth defects or macrosomia, gestational diabetes and preterm birth can be detected earlier when artificial […]

Publish on: November 1, 2020

Washington [US]: A potential new strategy for treating eye diseases that affect millions of people around the world, often resulting in blindness – has been discovered by a team of scientists. Many serious eye diseases–including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and related disorders of the retina–feature an abnormal overgrowth of new retinal blood vessel branches, […]

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